Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Tin Tamoussit

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Occurrence number: 
105-00-004
Country: 
Mali
Location: 
Longitude: 0.38, Latitude: 20.38

These are three plugs up to 300 m in diameter one of which consists of phonolite and the other two of eudialyte-nepheline syenite intruding phonolite.

References: 
LIEGOIS, J.P., SAUVAGE, J.F. and BLACK, R. 1991. The Permo-Jurassic alkaline province of Tadhak, Mali: geology, geochronology and tectonic significance. Lithos, 27: 95-105.
Location: 
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith